Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Start with some great music, add some unforgettable human and animal characters, a symphony orchestra, three very unusual narrators, and let the fun begin.
In the next hour, a program for the young—and the young at heart: Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, with Noel Coward, Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra with Dame Edna Everage, and Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Boris Karloff.
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